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a·hold

 (ə-hōld′)
n.
A hold or grip: Grab ahold of the rope.

ahold

(əˈhəʊld)
adv
1. to get ahold of to manage to find, contact, or obtain someone or something
2. to get ahold of to grab ahold of to take ahold of to take hold of something firmly
3. to get ahold of oneself to force oneself to become calm and sensible after a shock or in a difficult situation

a•hold

(əˈhoʊld)

n.
Informal. a hold or grasp (often fol. by of): He took ahold of my arm. Grab ahold!
[1600–10]
Translations

ahold

[əˈhəʊld] N (esp US)
1. to get ahold of sb (= get in touch with) → contactar con algn; (= find) → localizar a algn
to get ahold of sth (= obtain) → conseguir or obtener algo
2. to get ahold of o.s (fig) → controlarse

ahold

[əˈhəʊld] (US) n
to get ahold of sth/sb (= manage to find) → mettre la main sur qch/qn
to get ahold of sth/sb (= grasp) → se saisir de qch/sb
to grab ahold of sth (= grasp) → se saisir de qch
to get ahold of o.s. (= manage to calm down) → se calmer

ahold

n (esp US) to get ahold of somebodyjdn erreichen; to get ahold of something (= procure)sich (dat)etw besorgen; don’t let him get ahold of this storylass ihn diese Geschichte bloß nicht in die Finger kriegen (inf); to get ahold of oneselfsich zusammenreißen
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